Chidozie Awaziem To Abandon Relegated Leganes For Sevilla

Nigeria defender Chidozie Awaziem has been linked with LaLiga Santander side, Sevilla.

The loanee Porto player, who featured in the colours of Leganes in the just ended season in Spain, was one of the best players for relegated Leganes in the 2019/20 LaLiga season and Awaziem is due to return to Porto at the expiration of his loan deal.

According to Spanish daily, AS, Sevilla are however keen to extend Awaziem’s stay in Spain beyond just this season as they have made a move to sign the Super Eagles defender who featured 26 times for Leganes in the LaLiga this term.

The centre back will be willing to link up with Sevilla if negoatiations go on smoothly with Porto as he still harbours the dream of featuring for Real Madrid.

Awaziem, 23, confessed his desire is to play for Los Blancos and with his idol, Sergio Ramos.

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“I pray to play someday at Real Madrid. I like Sergio Ramos. I really like him. I love his style of play, his attitude on the field, his fighting spirit and his leadership. That is why I always dreamed of playing in LaLiga and I also dream of playing for Real Madrid,” Awaziem said in a recent interview with Laliga.

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Efe Bridget is a writer at GoalBall. She is a graduate of Mass Communication with 12 years of experience working with reputable publications.